This morning we had our first online worship using Zoom software. 18 people were in the virtual room, including several by telephone and some who aren’t regulars at our church. We all shared the celebration of Holy Communion, readings, hymns and prayers. It’s fair to say there were a few technical hitches but overall it was a positive and (for me at least) moving experience … Continue reading Online Sunday Worship
Whilst the church is closed for worship we are providing a weekly reflection with bible readings and prayers for our members. I’m sharing it with our website followers too – you are all part of our church community however far away you might be we are all together here. Comments welcome Mark Sunday 29th of March 2020 Reflection As we are no longer able to … Continue reading Reflection for 29 March 2020
Here’s an article I have recently had published in ‘The Congregationalist’ magazine. Is Church too ‘Sunday-centric’? Newark Congregational Church held a church visioning day in September to help us look at ways the church could develop its work within the local community. A number of strands have been identified to look at in more detail, including worship, communications, the church’s ‘welcome’ and the role of … Continue reading Is Jesus at the centre?